Junior Back End Ops Developer

Closing Date: 22 March 2018
Location: Glasgow

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Back End Ops Developer to join our highly successful product development team and support the development of leading edge digital products including STV.tv, mobile apps and the STV Player.
This is an excellent opportunity to start your development career in a fast paced, collaborative environment where you will primarily be responsible for managing and maintaining existing projects and making improvements to our internal tooling.
Essential skills & experience:
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of programming languages – PHP is preferred however experience in Python, Ruby or Java will be considered.
  • Experience of MVC frameworks such as Symfony2, Zend Framework 2, Rails, or Django.
  • Sound knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns.
  • Experience of working in a continuous delivery environment.
  • Experience of working on high-traffic, large-scale web applications.
  • Experience of working with and building REST APIs.
  • Working with version control systems such as Git or Subversion.
  • Solid understanding of web technologies and web development trends.
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self motivated and the ability to maintain a high standard of quality whilst working to strict deadlines.
  • Pro-active attitude and willingness to constantly refine and enhance our products.
  •  Evidence of team working and supporting and sharing knowledge with team members.
It would be great if you also had knowledge of:
  • Test-driven development using PHPUnit or a similar unit-testing framework.
  • Experience of working on high-traffic, large-scale web applications.
  • Agile development processes.
  • Proficiency in using and troubleshooting Linux.
  • Hosting on cloud computing providers such as AWS.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a Computer Science or related degree.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been searching for we’d love to hear from you.

Early applications are encouraged and due to the anticipated high volume of applications received for this vacancy only candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted further in this regard.

Email hr@stv.tv